abranchiate(redirected from abranchiately)
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An animal that has no gills.
adj. also a·bran·chi·al (-kē-əl)
Having no gills.
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abranchiate(əˈbræŋkɪɪt; -ˌeɪt) or
(Zoology) zoology having no gills
[C19: a-1 + branchiate]
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